TFR opened a new investigation into the shelling of the Donetsk region

TFR opened a new investigation into the shelling of the Donetsk region

The staff of the Investigative Committee of Russia (SKR) has established new facts of shelling of civilians in Donetsk region, as well as the names of the involvement of the Ukrainian military. On Friday, February 17, the press service of the Ministry.


According to TFR, the Ukrainian military were aimed artillery shelling of civilian infrastructure in the Donetsk region from November 2016 to January 2017. Which four people (including two minors) were injured. In addition, the destroyed and damaged more than 70 houses and other civilian objects.

As the message of the Ministry, the shelling was conducted from 7 to 15 February: artillery attacks by the Ukrainian military attacked Donetsk and Dokuchaevsk and Novoazovskiy district, Donetsk region. As a result of them killing one civilian, were destroyed and damaged more than 14 residential homes and other civilian targets.

In relation to involved in the shelling of the commander of the 79th separate airmobile brigade of the Armed forces of Ukraine (AFU) Colonel Alexei Shandar and Deputy commander of 72-th separate mechanized brigade of the armed forces of Ukraine Colonel Alexander Samara criminal case under article 356 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Use of prohibited means and methods of warfare”).

On 3 February it became known that the TFR opened a criminal case on the fact of shelling of Donetsk and other settlements of Yasinovataya and Makeevka committed by the Ukrainian military.